1. jtotheizzoe:

War Sand
As much as 4% of sand on Normandy’s beach is made up of miniscule fragments of steel, the remnants of shrapnel from WWII’s D-Day. It’s a story that’s part geologic wonder, and part reminder of what will be left of our civilization when we’re gone. More at BLDGBLOG.

    jtotheizzoe:

    War Sand

    As much as 4% of sand on Normandy’s beach is made up of miniscule fragments of steel, the remnants of shrapnel from WWII’s D-Day. It’s a story that’s part geologic wonder, and part reminder of what will be left of our civilization when we’re gone. More at BLDGBLOG.

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      4% of the sand at shit beach is made of swisher guts
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      I wonder how much of it contains blood.
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      This is actually sort of sad.
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      Really fascinating … quite amazing, really, how incongruous D-Day seems with what the beaches are now. So peaceful, so...
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      This world is pretty amazing.
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